Los han visto por ahí
Los han visto en los tejados
Dando vueltas en París
Condenando en los juzgados

Con la nariz empolvada
De corbata o de blue jeans
Los han visto en las portadas, todas
Sin más nada que decir

¿Dónde están los ladrones?
¿Dónde está el asesino?
Quizá allá revolcándose
En el patio del vecino

¿Y qué pasa si son ellos?
¿Y qué pasa si soy yo
El que toca esta guitarra
O la que canta esta canción?
La que canta esta canción

Los han visto de rodillas
Sentados o de cuclillas
Parados dando lecciones
En todas las posiciones

Predicando en las iglesias
Hasta ofreciendo conciertos
Los han visto en los cocteles, todos
Repartiendo ministerios

¿Dónde están los ladrones?
¿Dónde está el asesino?
Quizá allá revolcándose
En el patio del vecino

¿Y qué pasa si son ellos?
¿Y qué pasa si soy yo
El que toca esta guitarra
O la que canta esta canción?
La que canta esta canción


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Dónde Están los Ladrones Lyrics as written by Shakira Isabel Mebarak Luis Ochoa

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    I really like this song, I heard it something more than a year ago and it didn't get out of my mind.. but I didn't know who sang it! hehe I like the lyrics too... I mean the things I understand!

    Lamiaon May 18, 2002   Link
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    this song is pretty cool, im kinda weirded out on how she sings it but i like it.

    Tracyon May 22, 2002   Link
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    I sang this in high school spanish one time. It's a catchy tune. It's really hard to sing in spanish, and Shakira is hispanic, so she's got it down. ;)

    zacsteron April 14, 2004   Link
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    Yeah, this isn't my favorite... probably because I didn't find it terrible catchy, so I never bothered to look for a translation... what I can get out of it isn't that impressive.

    lizzieluvs2playon June 19, 2006   Link
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    A year or so before this album came out Shakira had all her luggage stolen at an airport in which she had a ton of song material. Anyway, I hear that this even inspired her to write this song. Thats just what I heard on the news years ago when this happened..

    Dianita86on February 18, 2007   Link
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    P.S. Its basically about thiefs. She's saying they are just like normal people, you see them doing everyday stuff. You can't tell just by looking at someone that they are a thief "Donde estan los ladrones?" Where are the thiefs? But don't take this song too literally. I think its also her voicing her opinion on morality and stealing, etc..

    Dianita86on February 18, 2007   Link

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